There are decently priced bikes that aren't wal-mart bikes. I work on walmart
bikes and make pretty good money doing it. They are shit and people end up
dumping more money into them than they are worth. Get what you want for your
kid but they probably won't like riding the junk and don't try to make your
shop techs feel guilty for charging the same to fix it as they would anybody
Did the rider in the TT video live after that crash?
They are definitely crazy to ride that. I heard that the race has had more
deaths than the number of years it has existed. Not sure if it is correct or
"If you get the Lev’s lever positioned correctly, you’ll be happy. But I was
never as happy as with a Reverb lever, which I think is the best in the biz."
I've only tried it on a a few test bikes (maybe it was sticky?) but I think
the reverb lever is the worst in the biz.